Grad to Med Transition
The following resources are available for students looking to transition back to medical school
- Internal medicine morning report presentations focus on clinical reasoning and critical decision making. These meetings run from 7:30 a.m. -8:15 a.m. and are located at the VA on Mondays and Wednesdays in room A210 and at UK on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in room H-611 (resident conference room near 6 main, but do not confuse with HG-611!) Click here for a schedule of upcoming meetings (https://email@example.com).
- Advanced Clinical Medicine Course lectures can be helpful in helping to build your differential diagnoses. These are available for students who enroll into the ACM course during the last year of graduate school.
- Physician shadowing is available for all students during the graduate phase. Please contact the student affairs deans (Dr. Alan Hall - firstname.lastname@example.org, Dr. Kevin Smith - email@example.com, or Dr. Andrew Hoellein - firstname.lastname@example.org) if you need assistance in finding a physician to shadow.
- UK Salvation Army Clinic is a free clinic run by medical students from the University of Kentucky. Volunteer shifts are available for sign up at: https://medicine.uky.edu/sites/meded/uk-salvation-army-clinic
Proposal Development Office
As a support unit focused on the pre-award stage of extramural funding, PDO staff members conduct funding searches, assist in the preparation of competitive proposals by reviewing and critiquing proposal drafts, providing descriptive material on UK resources, and writing sections of proposal where appropriate.
- Proposal Development Route
- Facilities Description Library
Linkblue login is required to access this resource containing text descriptions of facilities, colleges, departments and other UK resources for inclusion in proposals.
- Find Collaborators: Sponsored Projects Search Portal
Linkblue login is required for the Keyword Search.
- Video Library
Linkblue login is required for Proposal Development Training and VPR Workshops videos.
- Proposal Reviews
Request a proposal review for clarity, presentation, adherence to the guidelines and grammatical accuracy.
- Potential Collaborators
Request help identifying potential collaborators or experts.
- Custom Workshops
Request a workshop for your college and/or department.
- Database Demonstrations
Request a Community of Science (COS) or other database demonstration for your college, department or yourself.
- Institutional Resources
Request additional information on UK facilities, institutional resources, and/or programmatic strengths not available in the Facilities Description Library for inclusion in an external proposal.
- Individual Consultations
Request an individual consultation on your proposal.
Grant Funding Opportunities
F30 Grant: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD Fellows and Other Dual Degree Fellows (Parent F30) (Predoctoral Students/Medical and Graduate Students)
- Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship for Students at Institutions Without NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30) (PA-19-192)
- Please note the distinction between PA-19-192 and PA-19-191 when applying. (As of June 2019)
- PDF of full instructions (SF424) can be found here.
Additional opportunities for funding can be found here.
How to Succeed in Science
- NIH Updates on Women in Science. The NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers: newsletter on topics of Gender Equity, Factors contributing to Gender Gap in Publication, and Female Presentation Rates at Meetings.
- How to succeed in science: a concise guide for young biomedical scientists. Part I: taking the plunge By Jonathan W. Yewdell, MD, PhD Advice for young biomedical scientists on the difficulties that lie ahead and on how to find the right laboratories for training in the skills that you will need to succeed.
- How to succeed in science: a concise guide for young biomedical scientists. Part II: making discoveries By Jonathan W. Yewdell, MD, PhD Practical advice to young scientists on choosing a research topic, designing, performing and interpreting experiments and, last but not least, on maintaining your sanity in the process.
- The importance of stupidity in scientific research By Martin A. Schwartz, PhD
- The Successful Clinician Scientist of the 21st Century By Andrew I. Schafer, MD
- Residency program choices for those seeking a career as physician-scientist By Robin G. Lorenz
- The Hematologist Discoverer By Coller, Barry S, MD
Tips for Oral and Poster Presentations
- How to Captivate Your Audience from the Podium By Robert H. Eckel, MD
- Writing and Presenting a Scientific Poster By the American Psychological Society
- Resources and Workshops From The Graduate School at UK
- A New Mindset on Mentoring: Creating Developmental Networks at Work by Kathy E. Kram and Monica C. Higgins
- The Importance of Mentors By Susan E. Metros and Catherine Yang
- GWIMS Mentioning Women Toolkit for Mentees By Joan M. Lakoski, PhD
- Mentoring by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)